asian arts initiative presents edge of the world

For those of you in Philadelphia, mark your schedules for a very interesting, entertaining performance arts experience happening next weekend: Edge of the World, an evening of "speed plays" presented by the Asian Arts Initiative. It's happening Friday and Saturday, May 29-30 at the Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia. Here are some specifics:
Asian Arts Initiative presents

A roller coaster of Asian American experience!

Friday & Saturday, May 29 – 30, 2009
7:30 p.m.

$15 general admission, $12 students

Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia

From the diverse and intersecting worlds of spoken word, comedy, writing and performance, a cast from East and West coasts collaborate to create a night of “speed plays” inspired by a range of intensely personal stories and global social conditions. All the plays are short – from a few seconds to as many as 5 minutes. So don’t sit back for long, but do enjoy the ride!

Featuring Regie Cabico, John Castro, Makoto Hirano, Sueyeun Juliette Lee, Traci Kato-Kiriyama, Dan Kim, Michelle Myers, Gary San Angel, Anula Shetty, Ryan Suda, F. Omar Telan, Greg Watanabe, Kristina Wong, and other possible surprises.

Warning: the show may include strong language and sensitive content not intended for anyone who is faint of heart! Viewer discretion is advised!
Just judging from the lineup of talent involved with this show, I'm pretty certain it's going to be a kickass night. for more information visit the Asian Arts Initiative website here. And buy your tickets here.

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